[syn: claw, chela, nipper, pincer]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Nipper \Nip"per\, n.
1. One who, or that which, nips.
2. A fore tooth of a horse. The nippers are four in number.
3. A satirist. [Obs.] --Ascham.
4. A pickpocket; a young or petty thief. [Old Cant]
(a) The cunner.
(b) A European crab (Polybius Henslowii).
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a young person of either sex; "she writes books for
children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British
term for youngster" [syn: child, kid, youngster,
minor, shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler,
tike, tyke, fry, nestling]
2: a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other
arthropods [syn: claw, chela, nipper, pincer]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
53 Moby Thesaurus words for "nipper":
bairn, bud, cherub, chick, chickabiddy, child, chit, claws,
clutches, darling, digits, fangs, fingernails, fingers, hands,
hooks, innocent, jaws, juvenile, kid, kitten, lamb, lambkin,
little bugger, little fellow, little guy, little innocent,
little one, little tad, little tot, mandibles, maxillae, meathooks,
mite, mitts, moppet, nails, nippers, offspring, palm, peewee,
pincers, pounces, shaver, tad, talons, teeth, tot, unguals,
ungulae, wee tot, youngling, youngster